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There are 7 ways to get from Potenza Centrale to Rome by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train via Casoria

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Napoli Afragola
  2. Take the train from Napoli Afragola to Roma Termini

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Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Potenza to Rome

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Potenza to Roma Tiburtina

Bus via Potenza - Viale del Basento

  1. Take the bus from Potenza - Viale del Basento to Roma Tiburtina

Train

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Roma Termini

Drive

  1. Drive from Potenza Centrale to Rome

Train, fly

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Napoli Centrale
  2. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Rome (FCO)

Potenza Centrale to Rome by train

The train journey time between Potenza Centrale and Rome is around 4h 6m and covers a distance of around 383 km. This includes an average layover time of around 24 min. The fastest train normally takes 4h 6m. Operated by Trenitalia Frecce and ItaloTreno, the Potenza Centrale to Rome train service departs from Potenza Centrale and arrives in Roma Termini. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
3h 42m
Layover time:
24 min
Total time:
4h 6m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
4h 6m
Train distance:
383 km
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€29
Carbon emissions:
20 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:17
Last train departs at:
07:17

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Potenza Centrale to Rome train schedules

Potenza Centrale → Rome
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The cheapest way to get from Potenza Centrale to Rome is to rideshare which costs €17 - €26 and takes 4h 45m.

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The fastest way to get from Potenza Centrale to Rome is to drive which takes 3h 32m and costs €45 - €70.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Potenza and arriving at Roma Tiburtina. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Potenza Centrale and arriving at Roma Termini. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 38m.

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The distance between Potenza Centrale and Rome is 310 km. The road distance is 361.2 km.

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The best way to get from Potenza Centrale to Rome without a car is to train via Casoria which takes 4h 3m and costs €24 - €95.

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It takes approximately 4h 3m to get from Potenza Centrale to Rome, including transfers.

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Potenza Centrale to Rome bus services, operated by Marozzi VT, depart from Potenza station.

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Potenza Centrale to Rome train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, depart from Potenza Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Potenza Centrale to Rome is to train via Casoria which takes 4h 3m and costs €24 - €95. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €18 - €29 and takes 4h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Potenza Centrale to Rome.
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  • Distance: 310.4 km
  • Duration: 4h 3m

What companies run services between Potenza Centrale, Italy and Rome, Italy?

You can take a train from Potenza Centrale to Rome via Napoli Afragola in around 4h 3m. Alternatively, Marozzi VT operates a bus from Potenza to Roma Tiburtina 6 times a week. Tickets cost €23 - €29 and the journey takes 4h 20m. FlixBus also services this route 4 times a week.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Naples to Rome
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €240
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Potenza Centrale to Napoli Afragola
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €60
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€16 - €22
Base Standard
€30 - €45
Base Premium
€40 - €60
Train from Napoli Afragola to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €35
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€13 - €18
Base Standard
€20 - €27
Base Premium
€23 - €35
Train from Potenza Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€28 - €90
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€28 - €40
Base Standard
€50 - €70
Base Premium
€60 - €90
Train from Potenza Centrale to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €60
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€15 - €21
Base Standard
€30 - €45
Base Premium
€40 - €60
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Napoli Afragola to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €23
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€8 - €12
Smart Low Cost
€8 - €12
Smart Flex
€17 - €23
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Potenza Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€23 - €35
Train from Potenza Centrale to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€11 - €16
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Potenza Centrale to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €23
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€20 - €23
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Bus operators
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Potenza to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€23 - €29
Website
Marozzi VT
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Potenza to Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€18 - €23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Autolinee Liscio
Phone
0971 54673
Email
info@autolineeliscio.it
Website
autolineeliscio.it
Bus from Potenza - Viale del Basento to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€22 - €40
Schedules at
autolineeliscio.it
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Potenza to Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€17 - €26
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Naples Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Potenza Centrale to Rome bus services, operated by Marozzi VT, arrive at Roma Tiburtina station.

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Potenza Centrale to Rome train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Potenza Centrale to Rome is 361 km. It takes approximately 3h 32m to drive from Potenza Centrale to Rome.

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Alitalia offers flights from Naples Airport to Rome Airport.

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